IndieCommerce

24 May

Substantial Growth In Online Sales For Independent Bookstores

Big web retailers and online marketplaces no longer have a near monopoly on selling books online. Since 2020, Independent bookstores on the IndieCommerce (IC) platform have seen a 580% increase in sales with over $200 million in online revenue for those bookstores.

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24 May

5 Steps for AI and Your Store

AI systems like ChatGPT are rapidly evolving. Start preparing now for the impact this technology will have on independent retailers.

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22 Mar
Ransomware

Keep Your Store Safe From Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware attacks are on the rise. Protect your bookstore with these tips.

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15 Mar
Spring 2023 Indies Next Reading Group

The Spring 2023 Reading Group Guide Preview

This guide includes the following categories: Dazzling Debuts, Family and Coming of Age, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction & Memoir, and Small Bites.

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18 Jan
IndieCommerce

2022 Online Holiday Shopping Results

An e-commerce update from the IndieCommerce Team summarizing the major takeaways from the 2022 online holiday shopping season.

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14 Dec
Indie Next Reading Group for Winter 2023

The Winter 2023 Reading Group Guide Preview

This guide includes the following categories: Dazzling Debuts, Family and Coming of Age, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction & Memoir, and Small Bites.

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22 Nov

Current & Projected Online Holiday Shopping Sales Trends For 2022

There are some notable online sales trends surfacing for bookstores in the lead up to the holiday season.

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22 Nov

It’s Credit Card Fraud Season

Online credit card fraud is on the rise. With the increase in online purchases your website may also become a target for online credit card fraud. Stay prepared with IndieCommerce's resources and reports.

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07 Sep
Reading Group Indies Next List

The Fall 2022 Reading Group Guide Preview

This guide includes the following categories: Dazzling Debuts, Family and Coming of Age, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction & Memoir, and Small Bites.

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17 Aug
IndieCommerce 2.0

IndieCommerce 2.0 Update

Last week we handed over the first IC 2.0 sites to our initial group of ABA member stores, and they are hard at work populating their new sites with content. See what’s next for stores transitioning to IndieCommerce 2.0!

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03 Aug
IndieCommerce 2.0

Bookstores Are Building IndieCommerce 2.0 Websites

After over a year of development, last week the IndieCommerce team began the process of creating the first group of stores on IndieCommerce 2.0.

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15 Jun
Reading Group Indies Next List

The Summer 2022 Reading Group Guide Preview

This guide includes the following categories: Dazzling Debuts, Family and Coming of Age, Historical Fiction, Other Worlds, and Thrills & Chills.

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23 Mar
IndieCommerce New 2.0 Logo

Benefits of POS Integration with IndieCommerce

Drive new customers from your website into your bookstore and process online orders faster and more efficiently with these six POS systems that can be integrated with IndieCommerce.

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22 Feb

IndieCommerce + POS = Faster & Lower Cost Online Order Processing

IndieCommerce has been actively working to integrate popular bookstore POS systems into the IndieCommerce platform. 

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About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.

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